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Down-to-earth approach to sustainability

Down-to-earth approach to sustainability

𝐀 𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧-𝐭𝐨-𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 🌍 (responding to disheartening recyclability statistics) Reusing waste materials is an obvious way to achieve a more ecologically sustainable way of life. Unfortunately, this isn’t always easy, certainly not everywhere. Not...

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Mineral oil barrier for eco-friendly corrugated boxes

Mineral oil barrier for eco-friendly corrugated boxes

Laboratory tests show that the new Colombier EcoBarrier Kraft paper prevents migration of mineral oils (MOSH/MOAH) into food. EcoBarrier grease and water vapor barriers protect and preserve packaged food, whilst simultaneously the mineral oil barrier stops harmful...

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Put it in print: paper books are here to stay

Put it in print: paper books are here to stay

Despite the popularity of e-books, traditional paper books continue to hold their ground. A recent University study found that 96% of surveyed students preferred reading printed books over digital ones. This preference extends beyond students to many other readers,...

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Adding a layer of ingenuity to corrugated packaging

Adding a layer of ingenuity to corrugated packaging

Cardboard is a clever construction. While laminated board consists of multiple layers of paper glued together to make the material thicker and stronger, corrugated board takes it up a notch. Wavy carton is used to strengthen and reinforce packaging cardboard, adding...

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